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Head of Zeus
Death Leaves A Bookmark
Death Leaves A Bookmark William Link
 Death Sentences: Short Stories to Die For, 5

Attempting the perfect murder, a killer encounters the perfect cop.

After years of get-rich-quick schemes, Troy Pellingham's bank account is empty and his options are down to one: take a job in his uncle's rare book shop, and spend his days working for an unpleasant man whose only redeeming quality is a mammoth bank account. Though well into his eighties, Uncle Rodney is the picture of good health, and the day when Troy will inherit the old man's money seems very far away. But then Troy gets a brilliant idea – why shelve books for a living, when he can kill for a fortune?

After the deed is done, a peculiarly shabby police detective comes to call. Lieutenant Columbo seems dimwitted, and Troy expects he will have no trouble putting him off the scent. But as the noose tightens around his neck, Troy realizes that no murder is too perfect for Columbo.

Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
01 Jun 2014 * 47pp * £0.99 * 9781781858110
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Author

William Link

William Link
WILLIAM LINK is the Edgar Award-winning co-creator of such cult TV crime series as Columbo, Murder She Wrote and Ellery Queen. Find out more at: www.williamlink.tv
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